Archive for January, 2013

  Many a main course has the feature ingredient set, usually the protein be it chicken, beef, pork, fish – you name it. Now what side? Potatoes almost always come to mind. Potatoes are an American standard. Plain potatoes whether baked, boiled, mashed all look boring. I think gravy was   Read More ...

Chocolate Raspberry Torte 2 1/2  cups all-purpose flour 1 ¼ cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon pink salt ½ cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup fat-free sour cream 1 can (21 ounces) raspberry pie filling 1/3 cup prepared raspberry jam ¼ cup chocolate chips, roughly chopped 2/3 cup powdered   Read More ...

Tuna is delicious and will fill the void if you ae missing steak from your diet, or just want a change! Purchase wild or wild caught yellow fin tuna that looks evenly red, evenly thick, and not swimming in red juices. Tuna should be firm, and should not smell ‘fishy’.   Read More ...

Categories: Seasonal Favorites

Looking for a sumptuous steak for dinner? Something just a bit rare, full of flavor and texture? Something filled only with good fats and about zero bad fats? Something you cut with your knife and sense your mouth watering before your fork even makes it to your tongue? This is   Read More ...

Categories: Blog

  Oiling pans, cookie sheets, bread bowls, or just about anythng else is so easy is you have a oil mister. I love using these simple kitchen ‘must haves’. The biggest advantage to using an oil mister is knowing  exaxtly what type of oil you are using. It is difficult   Read More ...

Categories: Tools of the Trade

Sautéed mushrooms make an excellent appetizer. Usually served breaded and deep-fried they cannot help but be good. Sautéed are equally delicious but usually swimming in a sea of butter. Don’t deprive yourself of mushrooms as an appetizer. Try Mushrooms – Slim Style and you may come to like these better   Read More ...

When it comes to food there are some things you just do not mess with. Pure lemon juice is just that, pure lemon juice. No fillers. No artificial anything. Peanut butter should be peanut butter. Not peanuts mushed together with corn syrup, mounds of salt, and emulsified beyond reason.  Steak   Read More ...

Years ago while in a High School Home Economics class, in which only girls were allowed to participate at the time (can you believe it?) we were told to never, never, never eat bay leaves. Bay leaves were poisonous and could do nasty things to your body. Hmm, but yet   Read More ...

Categories: Blog

Cooking healthy and eating healthy is something I love doing.  This dish fits the bill as it is full of flavor, full of texture, and full of nutrients. It is low in carbs, fat and salt. It is high in flavor, vitamins and protein. What is it? Roasted Vegetables With   Read More ...

We do love wild salmon. We pat ourselves on the back every time we enjoy it knowing we are doing something healthy for ourselves. Of course we are eating this wild salmon dish because we ‘have to’. It’s good for us. Have to?  We eat this salmon dish because quite   Read More ...

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